Courtney Harris (she/her/hers) began her professional career at the Houston Ballet under the directorship of Ben Stevenson. Upon earning a BFA in Dance from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle and an MFA from The Ohio State University’s Department of Dance, Harris retired from her performing career to deepen her explorations as a teacher, creative artist and scholar with an emphasis in critical pedagogies and feminist and queer artmaking practices. She currently serves as the Interim Chair of Dance at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA.